Red Candy Apples History & Recipe

Candy apples are a Halloween favorite. Photo by Margouillat Photos | IST.   Yesterday we published a recipe for caramel apples, also known as toffee apples. Today we present candy apples: the same concept, but with a hard, crackly red candy coating instead of the softer caramel. The practice of coating fruit in sugar syrup…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Have A New York Egg Cream

[1] The glass is contemporary, but the egg cream ingredients are classic. The recipe is (photo © Linda Schirmbeck | Fotolia). [2] With a soda syphon, you can get a bubbly head on your egg cream (photo © Make Your Own Soda). [2] Like mint? Try this chocolate mint egg cream recipe (photos #2 and…
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RECIPE: Make A Hurricane Cocktail

[1] A Hurricane cocktail served in the traditional Hurricane glass, fashioned after a hurricane lamp (photo © Alex 9500 | Panther Media). [2] The Hurricane is so popular that the Hard Rock Cafe in Stockholm has its own printed Hurricane glasses (photo © Bacardi Rum | Facebook). [3] Gosling’s Black Seal dark rum (photo ©…
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FOOD HOLIDAY & RECIPE: National Creamsicle Day & A Creamsicle Cake

Many foods—from yogurt thousands of years ago, to cream cheese, fudge, ganache, ice cream soda and Toll House Cookies in the late 19th/early 20th century—were invented as the result of happy accidents. The Popsicle, first of the “sicle” ice cream novelties, was no different.     THE HISTORY OF THE POPSICLE & THE CREAMSICLE In…
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